ExpiresJune 30, 2020
Medical Risk Management, Inc.
Every day, conscientious physicians injure their patients through avoidable medical errors that are allowed to occur because vital information is either omitted or ignored at some crucial juncture in the delivery of care. And the only way to reduce medical errors is to recognize, address, and correct the processes that give rise to them.
Correct answers to the post-test
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Identify instances of miscommunication that contribute to medical errors.
Understand how formalized protocols can improve patient safety.
Know how to respond when an error occurs.
Be able to communicate with patients and family members if an error occurs.
Be able to document medical errors in an appropriate manner.
Discuss four ways to prevent medication errors.
Suggest ways to avoid errors associated with common diagnoses.
Medical Error, Communication, Prevention, Medication, Prescribing
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Physician Well-being activity
Organizational Culture of Wellness
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Communication Skills, Patient Safety/Medical Errors, Healthcare Systems, Physician-Patient Relationship